SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Senior Cara Hendry tallied a goal and two assists to lead the Boston University womenís ice hockey team to a 4-1 win over Union College Saturday afternoon at Frank L. Messa Rink. The Terriers bounced back from a 1-0 deficit with four unanswered goals to improve to 8-4-1 on the season. With the loss, Union falls to 4-7-0.
Union opened scoring at 12:22 in the first period while on the power play. Just over a minute later the Terriers responded as sophomore Genevieve Laing scored her second goal on the year to tie the game, 1-1, with assists from junior Stephanie Armstrong and freshman Sarah Appleton.
Senior co-captain Cara Hendry notched two points in the second period to help increase her teamís lead to 3-1. Freshman Melissa Anderson scored the go-ahead goal 15 seconds into the middle stanza off a pass from Hendry and sophomore Erin Seman. Nine minutes later Anderson had a chance to increase the lead as Unionís Linnea Edwardson was penalized for delaying the game, giving BU its first penalty shot on the year. Anderson took the shot, but was stonewalled by Union goaltender Alex Zirbel. At 19:40 Hendry scored her third goal on the year with help from Appleton to give BU the 3-1 lead entering the final 20 minutes of play.
At 14:56 in the third period sophomore Nicki Wiart scored on the power play to give her team the 4-1 lead. Henry assisted on the goal, earning her a three-point game for the first time this season. She has now recorded five points in her last three games.
Sophomore goaltender notched her sixth with on the year, recording 21 saves on the day. Overall, the Terriers went 1-for-8 on the power play and have now scored a power-play goal in their last three games.
The Terriers return to the ice on Sunday at 2 p.m. to close out the season series against the Dutchwomen.